National Diary of Events

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Apr 2019 State Event Details Flyer Contact
Fri 19 Apr to
Sun 21 Apr
VIC Mornington Peninsular Square Dancers
7TH AUSTRALIANA SPECTACULAR
You're invited to come join the party!
Featuring Joe Kromer (Germany), Steve Turner and Jaden Frigo.
This is the weekend before the 60th National Convention in Tassie so it works in really well.
Venue - Benton Junior College, 261 Racecourse Road, Mornington
An array of Mainstream, Plus, A1, A2, C1 & Rounds in two superb halls
Fri Night, All day + night Sat and Sun..
2 catered lunches plus suppers!
Weekend package just $60 booked before 31/12/2018. $70 after.
Book online at www.trybooking.com/374667 or ring 0400878259 for other options
Session tickets available at door
Jaden Frigo

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Sun 21 Apr to
Wed 24 Apr
TAS ARDA CONFERENCE 2019
Presenters: PAULA & WARWICK ARMSTRONG
ARDA Education Officers & Officers on ROUNDALAB Board of Directors
Plus: Guest Presenters
The Australian Round Dance Association will once again conduct an EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE for ALL Teachers, Cuers, Callers and Dancers
The emphasis will be on learning with a variety of topics being covered.
WHERE: MEANDER VALLEY PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE, 2 Meander Valley Road, Deloraine, Tas
Morning/Afternoon tea will be provided together with lunch on Monday and Tuesday.
WHEN:
SUNDAY April 21 1.00 pm to 4.45 pm plus 'BONUS' evening of round dancing
MONDAY April 22 9.00 am to 4.45 pm plus 'BONUS' evening of round dancing
TUESDAY April 23 9.00 am to 4.45 pm
WEDNESDAY April 24 AM only. 'Mystery Event'
For further details, cost, registration form, etc. contact the ARDA Secretary ..... arda.secretary@gmail.com
** Dancers wishing to attend only the bonus round dance evenings, will be required to pay an entry fee.
ALL OF THIS BEFORE YOU 'bling up' FOR THE 60TH ANSDC.
Registration Form (1.4MB)
Wed 24 Apr to
Sun 28 Apr
TAS 60TH AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION
Celebrating 60 years
Deloraine Community Complex, Alveston Drive, Deloraine, Tasmania
Further details: Kaye Chandler, PO Box 796 Launceston TAS 7250
Programme (A5 booklet) (1.3MB)
Programme (A4) (1022KB)

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Mon 29 Apr TAS POST CONVENTION SPECIAL (DAY AFTER NATIONAL)
Featuring one of Europe's finest callers
JOE KROMER (Germany)
7.00 - Rounds (Ph II-III)
7.30 - Squares (M/S & Plus)
Westbury Town Hall, 26 Lyall St, Westbury (Between Deloraine & Launceston)
$15 per person - Limited Numbers, Book Early to Secure Your Place!
Jaden Frigo
Tue 30 Apr QLD EZ Squares Dance Club
NAUTICAL NIGHT
NOVELTY DANCES **
PRIZES FOR BEST COSTUMES **
RAFFLES **
TASTY SUPPER ** HOT&COLD SELECTION **
ADMISSION $8
Yvonne Brittingham
ph: 0427 749 883 or 07 5496 7653
May 2019
Sat 4 May QLD Queensland Round Dance Association
ROUND DANCE MATINEE
Logan Village Community Hall, Wharf Street, Logan Village, Qld
Dancing all levels
Admission: $10.00 per person, QRDA Members $8.00
Time: 2pm till 5pm
PLUS Glitzy Dance Shoes - Try and Buy From 1.30pm
Please bring a food contribution towards afternoon tea, thank you
All Cuers welcome to participate in the programme.
Cuers please indicate your willingness to Cue on the day by RSVP to Paula Armstrong
Email: paula1563@gmail.com
Phone: 07 55 463 493 Mobile: 0418 186 897
Interested in joining QRDA? Membership is just $15 per year....
Initial joining fee waived. Information and forms will be available on the day.
Paula Armstrong
ph: 07 55 463 493, 0418 186 897

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Sun 5 May VIC Jaybee Square Wheelers
35TH BIRTHDAY PARTY
Featuring Janice Alexander, Howard Cockburn, Laurina Collyer, Mike Davey
With Pat Saunder
Mulgrave Community Centre, 355 Wellington Road, Mulgrave
Mike Davey
ph: 03 9590 0550

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Sat 18 May to
Sun 19 May
NSW Northern NSW Square Dance Association
URUNGA DIP'N'DIVE WEEKEND
BRIAN HOTCHKIES PLUS VISITING CLUB CALLERS AND ROUNDS WITH JANE RAYNER
VENUE: North Beach Recreation & Bowling Club, 429 Mylestrom Drive, Mylestrom
SESSIONS:
Saturday:
2.00pm-4.30pm Squares & Rounds
4.30pm-5.00pm NNSWSDA Meeting
7.30pm-8.00pm Rounds with Jane
8.00pm-10.30pm Squares with Brian
Sunday:
2.00pm-4.30pm Squares & Rounds
7.30pm-8.00pm Rounds with Jane
8.00pm-10.00pm Squares with Brian
Weekend ticket (pre paid by 30th April) $40
Weekend ticket (after 30th April) $45
Session tickets available
Registration Form (677KB)
Wilma
ph: 02 6662 6647

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Thu 30 May to
Sat 1 Jun
QLD Queensland Round Dance Association
QRDA PRESENTS: ROUNDS BY THE SEA, KINGSCLIFF
Kingscliff Community Hall on the foreshore of Kingscliff Beach, NSW.
A teaching event with evening part dances Phase III to V with Warwick and Paula Armstrong
Kingscliff Beach, NSW is 15mins drive/ shuttle from Gold Coast International Airport. Kingscliff and surrounding areas offer a wide range of accommodation options from campsite/motor home sites, cabins, motels to 5 star resorts. The Kingscliff Community Hall is directly opposite cafe/restaurants, shops, the Kingscliff Beach Hotel and beside the Cudgen Headland Surf Lifesaving - so there is no shortage of places to choose to sit/relax and dine.
Come Join Us
Rounds by the Sea registration (469KB)
Secretary QRDA
ph: (07) 3393 4091

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Jun 2019
Fri 7 Jun to
Sun 9 Jun
VIC The Geelong Club Dancers
23RD BIRTHDAY WEEKEND FESTIVAL
Feature Caller Pat Carnathan ( USA )
Full Weekend Tickets $80.00
Get Tickets Online now
Full details available on our website
Registration Form (1MB)
Darren Taylor
ph: 0435 091277

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Mon 17 Jun to
Fri 21 Jun
NSW CASINO NORTH COAST CALLERS SEMINAR - CASINO
5 full days
Sat 22 Jun NSW Square and Round Dance Association of NSW Inc.
A MATINEE OF ROUND DANCING
Pennant Hills Community Centre (Ramsay Road, Pennant Hills)
Two dance sessions for one price
12:30pm - 1.40pm Advanced Phase 3 & 4 & a few Phase 5
1.45pm - 4.45pm Easy & Intermediate Phase 2 & 3 (Afternoon Tea Break)
A plate of afternoon tea to share would be appreciated
Admission: SARDA members $12 / Non-SARDA members $15
Round Dance Cuers
Would you like to be part of the program? Please RSVP by 20th May to Brett via email sarda.rd.matinee@gmail.com
You're invited to come along & support the first Round Dance Matinee for 2019
David Todd
ph: 0411 888 515

Brett

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Sat 22 Jun to
Sun 23 Jun
NSW Casino Willi-Whirlers
36TH BIRTHDAY PARTY
Weekend
Fri 28 Jun to
Sun 30 Jun
NSW HALFWAY DANCE HOLBROOK NSW
Holbrook Shire Hall, Cnr Albury & Young Sts Holbrook featuring
Howard Cockburn (VIC), Mike Davey (VIC) & Chris Froggatt (NSW)
Howard
ph: 0417 025 828

Mike
ph: 0400 171 359

Chris
ph: 0425 281 297
Jul 2019
Sat 20 Jul SA CHRISTMAS IN JULY
COONAWARRA HALL (5km Adelaide side of Penola)
Guests callers Jeff and Scotty
7.30pm Basic and Mainstream
$10 per person
6pm for shared tea - meat supplied - please bring salad/dessert/drinks to share and a plate of supper to share
Please bring a Kris Kringle gift to put under the tree up to the value of $10 (male bring for male, female bring for female)
Proudly brought to you by ACEY SQUARES Naracoorte and PINE CITY TWIRLERS Mt Gambier
Wendy Scott
ph: 0429623092
Fri 26 Jul to
Sun 28 Jul
QLD MARTIN KLIBBE MEMORIAL DANCE GRAND FINALE TO BE RESCHEDULED
Due to unforeseen circumstances, we regret that we are unable to hold the dance this July 2019.
It is now to be rescheduled. The new date will be advised as soon as possible, hopefully July 2020.
For further information please contact : Dawn Klibbe phone 07 4959 7350 or 0429 597 350
Email: dawnklibbe@bigpond.com
Dawn Klibbe
ph: 07 4959 7350 or 0429 597 350
Sat 27 Jul to
Sun 28 Jul
QLD Logan City Square Dancers
PLUS & A LEVEL WEEKEND
SAVE THE DATES 27th & 28th JULY
Plus & A Level Weekend
Featuring callers Alan Evans & Kay Walker
Notice & Registration form coming soon!
Enquiries ph Jane Rayner 0405 316 369
Jane
ph: 0405 316 469

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Aug 2019
Fri 9 Aug to
Mon 12 Aug
NSW Square and Round Dance Association of NSW Inc.
40TH NSW SQUARE AND ROUND DANCE CONVENTION 2019
Venue: "Berry Farm", Berry Sport & Recreation Centre 660 Coolangatta Road, BERRY NSW 2535
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION available till 31 October 2018: $55/adult, $40/student
REGISTRATION from 1 November 2018: $65/adult, $50/student
Registration Form (1.1MB)
Information sheet (1.4MB)
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Thu 22 Aug SA Acey Squares
13TH BIRTHDAY AND TRAIL IN TO SA STATE CONVENTION
TRAIL IN to the South Australian State Square Dance Convention
Guest Callers
Naracoorte Town Hall, 95 Smith Street
Basic & Mainstream at 7.30 pm
Tickets $15 each
Registrations to : PO Box 1222 Naracoorte SA 5271
Registration Form (590KB)
Chris Hall
ph: 0410 057 955

Alan Hall
ph: 0417 820 134
Fri 23 Aug to
Sun 25 Aug
NSW 27TH WOOLGOOLGA GALA WEEKEND FESTIVAL
Fri 23 Aug to
Sun 25 Aug
SA South Australian Square Dance Society
44TH SOUTH AUSTRALIAN STATE SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION
Theme: CLICK GO THE SHEARS
Feature caller: Howard Cockburn
Naracoorte Town Hall, 95 Smith Street, NARACOORTE SA
Convenors: Chris & Alan Hall
Thursday 22nd Special: Trail In/Acey Squares 13th Birthday Dance (payment separate to Convention fees)
Convention Tickets:
Full Weekend prior to 1 July: SASDS member $50, non-member $60
Full Weekend from 1 July: SASDS member $55, non-member $65
Session tickets available
Interstate dancers please note that the SASDS offers you honorary membership for the period of the convention and therefore SASDS Membership ticket prices.
Accommodation info (141KB)
Convention info & registration (390KB)
Transport option (185KB)
Chris
ph: 0410 057 955

Alan
ph: 0417 820 134
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Sep 2019
Fri 6 Sep to
Sun 8 Sep
QLD 38TH QUEENSLAND STATE SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION
"Stars of the Big Screen in 2019"
Hosted by Rocky Twirlers at North Rockhampton High School.
Oct 2019
Fri 4 Oct to
Sun 6 Oct
NSW Hunter Valley Square Dance Society
HUNTER VALLEY WEEKEND 2019
Feature caller Brian Hotchkies
Rounds with Ed Coleman
Venue: West Wallsend High School, 2 Appletree Road, West Wallsend NSW
Accommodation is very tight in Newcastle for the long weekend in October 2019 so it is advisable to book early.
David
ph: 0419 250 998

Vonda
ph: 0409 505 818
Fri 18 Oct to
Sun 20 Oct
NSW 5TH ARMIDALE NEW ENGLAND FESTIVAL
Weekend
Fri 25 Oct to
Sun 27 Oct
VIC Eastern 8's Bairnsdale
6TH EASTERN 8'S RIVIERA ROUNDUP
Just a reminder to put the last Weekend in October in your diary for a great weekend of dancing
Featuring Brian Hotchkies
When: 25th, 26th & 27th October 2019
Where: Bouchier Hall, Bairnsdale Secondary College
Registration: (including registration forms) contact Colin Lamble
Colin Lamble
ph: 0427903733
Nov 2019
Sat 30 Nov NSW Square and Round Dance Association of NSW Inc.
SARDA DANCE
Details to be advised
Dec 2019
Tue 31 Dec NSW BRIAN HOTCHKIES NEW YEARS EVE PARTY
Tue 31 Dec NSW Saintly Devil Dancers
NEW YEARS EVE PARTY - ARMIDALE
Tue 31 Dec NSW NEW YEARS EVE PARTY
Sutherland (South Sydney) - Callers: Brett Gill & David Todd
Ph: 0411 677 643
Apr 2020
Fri 10 Apr to
Tue 14 Apr
NSW 61ST AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION
The 61st Australian National Square Dance Convention will be held in the majestic Blue Mountains, over the Easter weekend in 2020.
Early Bird Registrations are now open.
One lucky dancer will have their registration fee refunded and all Early Bird registrations will go into a draw for a chance to win two seats on a coach tour donated by Fantastic Aussie Tours to the value of $6580
Registration Form (993KB)
Early Bird Registration Info (102KB)
Convenors David & Rosalind Todd

Secretary Louise Anderson

Registrar

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Jun 2021
Thu 24 Jun to
Mon 28 Jun
NT 62ND AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION
DARWIN 2021 - Living Our Dream - Together in the Top End
Our Committee will host the 62nd Australian National Square Dance Convention at Marrara Stadium in Darwin from Thursday, 24 to Monday 28 June. Our theme is
Living Our Dream - Together in the Top End.

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